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  • 80-G-490116

    history.navy.mil 24 Jun '17, 5am

    The African American Experience in the U.S. Navy Women in the U.S. Navy Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the U.S. Navy Hispanic Americans in the U.S. Navy Contributions of American Indians to the U.S. Navy Naval Service of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Personnel

  • Establishment by Congress of the Navy Hospital Corps, 6/17/1898

    history.navy.mil 17 Jun '17, 3pm

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of American in Congress assembled , That a hospital corps of the United States Navy is hereby established, and shall consist of pharmacists hospital stewards, hospital apprentices (first class), and hospital...

  • Colors of the Nation – flag

    history.navy.mil 14 Jun '17, 4pm

    The African American Experience in the U.S. Navy Women in the U.S. Navy Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the U.S. Navy Hispanic Americans in the U.S. Navy Contributions of American Indians to the U.S. Navy Naval Service of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Personnel

  • Nautical Terms Part 4 Food Edition

    history.navy.mil 19 Jun '17, 4pm

    The African American Experience in the U.S. Navy Women in the U.S. Navy Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the U.S. Navy Hispanic Americans in the U.S. Navy Contributions of American Indians to the U.S. Navy Naval Service of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Personnel

  • NH 82263

    history.navy.mil 13 Jun '17, 12pm

    View of her interior, while she was under construction inside the airship hangar at Naval Air Station Lakehurst, New Jersey, in 1922-1923. View looks aft along Shenandoah's keel, showing her midships frames in place. Those at her bow and stern have not yet been erected, but supports f...

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  • NH 57994

    history.navy.mil 13 Jun '17, 12pm

    The African American Experience in the U.S. Navy Women in the U.S. Navy Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the U.S. Navy Hispanic Americans in the U.S. Navy Contributions of American Indians to the U.S. Navy Naval Service of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Personnel

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  • NH 82262

    history.navy.mil 13 Jun '17, 12pm

    Under construction inside the airship hangar at Naval Air Station Lakehurst, New Jersey, 1923. This view looks aft, with her nose structure in the lower right. Note the jig on the hangar floor, lower left, used for the assembly of the airship's frames. Collection of Admiral Thomas C. ...

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  • 80-G-462136

    history.navy.mil 13 Jun '17, 1pm

    Flies over ships of the U.S. Fleet, circa 1930. Photographed from on board the airship, with two of her engine cars in the foreground. Ships below are USS Patoka (AO-9), closest to the camera, and the aircraft carriers Lexington (CV-2) and Saratoga (CV-3). Official U.S. Navy Photograp...

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